Sunday, March 6, 2011

PCRF Deployments (54): Safaricom [Kenya] Selected Alepo for its WiMAX Network

Alepo announced a ".. partnership with East Africa's leading integrated communications firm, Safaricom, to support its growing WiMAX network with enhanced policy control, QoS granularity, and IP address management".

See "Safaricom Partners with Alepo to Bring 4G Services to Kenya" - here.

Safaricom has 3.6M data subscribers (September 2010) and total of 16.7M subscribers. The Wimax network has 165 base stations (more - here).
Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore (picture) said: "The implementation of Alepo's core network elements will afford Safaricom greater control over network policy, security and resource allocation, while achieving more flexibility in designing WiMAX and Wi-Fi service offerings for our customers, residential and commercial"

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